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FOX News
Jan 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
agenda in the obama administration has been d-e- d-e-a-d. dead. there is a conversation that is starting about a trade pack with the european union, smart thing i do. don't you i? >> bob: but they don't want to buy anything. >> andrea: why? >> dana: why do you want to be more like them? >> andrea: we have come full circle. they don't have money. why? they have been giving handout to all the people. mention at early ages 43 years old and beyond. they give out national healthcare. you say obamacare isn't nationalized healthcare but it's structured to end up that way in the end game. looks what happens in greece. no money to pay for prescriptions to give people -- they can't give prescriptions. >> bob: i don't disagree about europe. i think it's, the mediterranean particularrously a basket case. we don't want it to be like that. on the left. no interest. >> eric: the difference between europe and america is zo far are the tax rates. in europe, you are taxed in excess of 50% to france pushing the 75% tax. we are headed in the wrong direction. the democrats said enough is enough. if
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
population fell for the empty montra of hope and change. the obama administration was going to be that transcendent administration that brought us all together. that is why barack obama earned the white house because he said he was going to be the great uniter. remember that beautiful inaugural address? it was glorious. he said to conservatives, i want to listen to you, especially when we disagree. okay. nice, beautiful, beautiful idea. he was going to meet with conservatives in congress once a week. that was a great idea too. he meant twice, twice, two times. three days after that beautiful speech, the conservatives in congress came to the white house, and they had a meeting, and eric cantor, congressman from virginia, articulated the conservative perspective on increasing taxes, that we shouldn't do it. you know what obama said three days after he said i'll listen to you, especially when we disagree. he said, you lost, i won, i trump you on that. he said he wants the folks who got us into the mess to do less talking and more listening. you can talk a little bit, but i want you to be
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
america's uncertainty, a growing number of critics want the obama administration to pull the plug. >> jamie: over to syria. rebels fighting their way closer to assad stronghold in the capital. reports of another car bombing in damascus as well following a series of deadly attacks at a gas station in the capital that the government is blaming on the rebels. a human rights group is reporting battles south of city and on the road to the airport. meanwhile, state tv says president assad will deliver a speech tomorrow what will be his first major public statement in weeks. >> gregg: a battle over gun ownership and privacy is growing in new york state. putnam county is thrown in the national spotlight after officials deny that a local newspaper's request for local information on every piss tool permit holder. they plan to publish online like it did no two neighboring counties is plain wrong. david lee miller has more. >> a quiet suburb on the outskirts of new york city is in the crosshairs of a national controversy. county clerk has refused to comply with the freedom of information requ
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
/bush people did nothing, the obama administration announced a program that sounded wonderful, $35 -- $75 billion to help people stay in their homings, but about 20-22% of that number has been melt, the program has ground to a halt in part because it was filled with conflicts of interest, horribly designed. and they actually because of some of the incentive structure, a very flawed incentive structure because treasury relied on the banks themself to carry out the program, it often was more profitable for a bank to string out a homeowner, squeeze out their last remaining life savings and throw them on the foreclosure scrap heap than to actually modify the mortgages so they could stay in their homes. and it's one of the reasons why this program has spent a little bit more than what we gave to american express through the t.a.r.p. program, this program that was supposed to help four million homeowners and was one of the only reasons why the bill was passed. so this was remarkably us frustrating, as you can imagine. and, you know, part of our job was the to make these programs effectiv
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
occurred to us that another lesson might've been, learn how to win. the obama administration passes health reform, but they forgot to truman lessig. they let the enemy of the legislature to find the legislature, defined the bill. we know from public opinion polls that almost every piece of the bill is very popular, but people don't know three-piece. so u.s. senate committee watches have preexisting causes and health insurers? gal, do like obamacare? no. again piece after piece. our argument and they can see this from president to president is health care is so complicated you have to explain it in simple terms the public understands. presidents who failed to do that get punished. a huge anomaly of the obama administration is they got it through congress, when the legislation, but they fail to explain it in terms people understand. they ended up getting away with it, but had a very high cost of the legislation itself. were still battling about it and its implementation. learn how to lose and really the lesson is explain it to the public because it's too complicated for them to understand de
Current
Jan 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
going to do there and what the obama administration is going to do. in colorado if you're over the age of 21 you can possess up to an ounce of marijuana and it's legal for businesses to sell marijuana. the american people agree with this. this according to a rasmussen poll, a visit. 36% are in favor of legalizing and regulating marijuana everyone agrees with that but michael shure. >> it makes perfect sense to me, that's the trend. >> cenk: you're against this. >> i'm in the 36%. >> cenk: you don't think that-- >> no, i think they should be able allowed to do that--i think in colorado--that club looked, with all respect to our guest who is coming up here, maybe that wasn't their busy nights. >> cenk: people are a little concerned in the beginning. >> i would imagine so. i think they should be able to open the club. it passed there, it's the law. i have no problem with the club. i have a problem with the law. >> cenk: ana, if you're in denver, do you stop by? >> yes. >> cenk: that took awhile to answer. >> yes, why not. it's historical. >> $30 membership. >> i'm into it. i love freedom.
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 11:00am PST
reagan and bush administration. i think the republicans should do that to the obama administration. >> the problem with that strategy is that we have a very sluggish economy and if they are seen as obstructionist, the president's going to be able to blame the failure of the economy on them and in 2014 they're going to lose the house and he's going to be able to go ahead with his-- >> but, mary, the president is saying, as he is, any spending cuts have to be accompanied with more tax increases and the republicans don't want to vote for another tax increase because it will hurt the economy and you agree with that, how do we avoid gridlock. >> i'm not saying he they shouldn't try to block them. i'm saying they shouldn't let themselves as being painted as the problem and sitting there trying, all this have rhetoric about how the only thing they want to do is destroy the president. they have to get the facts out there in front of people to show them that. this is not about them being obstructionist, this is about them trying to save the united states from becoming greece, or argentina. >> well,
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2013 2:00am PST
-- >> ron reagan, a quick final word. >> listen, the republican administration that preceded the obama administration is responsible for most of our debt -- >> absolutely they are. absolutely they are. >> indeed. >> we helped get rid -- >> there you go, common ground. >> you don't hold people that are suffering hostage. >> thank you, both. >> not the right way to go. >> thank you, ron reagan and barney keller. we appreciate you both. >>> michele bachmann is trying to do something that's failed the previous 33 times it's been attempted. that's next in the "sideshow." >>> remember, if you want to follow me on twitter, you just need to figure out how to spell smerconish. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> back to "hardball." now to the "sideshow." first, photo-op, photo shopped. no doubt nancy pelosi is proud the house democratic caucus for the 113th congress has more female members than any previous session. a photo-op of the congresswomen took place on the capitol steps yesterday, and nancy pelosi posted it on her flikr account. the problem, those four women at the top were
PBS
Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
of the front runners for high-level jobs in a second obama administration. >> former senator hagel hasn't been officially nominated to become the next secretary of defense but that hasn't stopped his critics from going to war against the possible picks. >> brown: and mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: 2012 ended with another month of steady but unspectacular job growth. that was the main takeaway from today's numbers out of the labor department. the weeks of will they or won'
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 6:30pm EST
reports that president obama issued a secret address some of the collaboration between the administration and the private sector. regardless we will see more action on cyber security in the first half. legislation seems to be a difficult proposition. go back to that secret directive, will that become public or reviewed by congress? >> it is difficult to say. it is not something that is reported quite a bit. but it addresses one of the most controversial aspects of the cyber security regime. whether that is legal under current law because there is rules against sharing information with the government. so, again, there is little known about that but we do know that the government is insist ant that there needs to be some kind of rules to change to enable some of rules that are in place to do so under the law. >> bendan sasso is with the hill encovers technology with the publication. >> let's say neutrality. the d.c. circuit is considering the challenge to the f.c.c.'s rules. it is unclear how the court is going to rule but there are implications that the d.c. circuit is september cal of the
PBS
Jan 5, 2013 5:00am PST
big step forward, under the clinton administration and then under the first year of the obama administration. and each time the senate killed it. >> yeah. but the key thing there is that each time both the clinton administration and the obama administration tried to do this it was essentially a top-down, inside the beltway strategy. we are going after and trying to cajole and convince and persuade the members of the senate and the house to pass this legislation without first engaging the broad public and building a citizens movement, a issue public as i talked about before that was actually demanding change. because in the end politicians care about their job. and if they don't feel like there's a political price to pay for opposing action on climate change or alternatively a political opportunity to be had by being a leader on this issue, it's very easy for them to say, "you know what? i've got a lot of other things here on my plate to deal with. i've got lots of lobbyists coming into my office as well as people back home saying, 'do this, do that, do this.' and it's not clim
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 10:00am PST
economic uncertainty a growing number of critics want the obama administration to pull the plug on that package. >> jamie: meantime, there are growing concerns over washington's spending habits here at home. president obama calling on all lawmakers to increase the amount of money the u.s. is allowed to borrow. that of course takes raising the nation's debt ceiling. here is the president in his weekly internet address. >> as i said earlier this week, one thing i will not compromise over is whether or not congress should pay the tab for a bill they've already racked up. if congress to give the united states the ability to pay its bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy could be catastrophic, last time congress threatened this course of action our entire economy suffered for it and our families businesses cannot afford that dangerous game again. >> jamie: that argument isn't sitting well with some members of the g.o.p. who say the real danger would be allowing the country to take on more debt than it can michigan congressman dave camp delivered the republican mes
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
say obama is the worst ever. the obama administration. john: he has rejected more freedom of information act requests than bush. >> also prosecuted more whistle-blowers including as by simply because they blew the whistle on software boondoggles and someone. obama is the worst threat comes to transparency ever. we know from their behavior is their hiding things that desperately don't want us to seek. now, -- john: maybe you're a busy body, the political enemy in the dow what you'd have this stuff. i don't blame them. >> i'm paying for the microphone. i didn't ask whether they wanted me to see it. these in my records unless the burden is on them and they can provide can't. what they're doing is telling us things that aren't true, finding it increasingly according to their e-mails. john: the e-mails told us about solyndra and the people who gave money who were getting it back. >> you wanted it, needed it, they don't want us to see what's going on until a carbon tax is enacted, for example. john: the apartment of justice was running an activist website, real climate. were all go
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
you. >> thank you. >> the obama administration took another step this week toward immigration reform, a rule change will allow some illegal immigrants in the country to apply for permanent residence status if they have a close relative that is a citizen. the president said that he is determined to overhaul the immigration process. >> i said that fixing the broken immigration program is top priority. i will introduce legislation to get it done in the first year. we have talked about it long enough, we know how we can fix it. we can do it in a comprehensive way that the american people support. that is something we should get done. >> i want to bring in a congressman from the president's home state. congressman, good to see you again, sir. >> pleasure. >> thursday's rule change could effect hundreds of thousands of people already in the country illegally, are you happy with the change? >> well, look, i am, because it's going to help people keep their families together. it was not all we asked for. but it's a significant step in the right direction. here is what it does, it says
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 1:00am PST
is interesting is now that the obama administration is starting to look at, and congress are starting to look at possibly new gun laws, they're looking for data to support something that might actually work, and the data they say doesn't exist because of these restrictions over the years that have been placed on gun research. >> you know, we reached out to hhs as well for clarification on these provisions, what they mean, how they would affect patients. they didn't comment. i'm curious, have you talked about the possibility of this being taken out of the health care bill? >> the white house really directs questions to the senate. a lot of people we called on the administration and the hill weren't even aware of this provision until we brought it to their attention. it had gotten a little bit of coverage but no one had put it together in a big way. a bunch of medical groups, especially pediatricians, because they ask about gun ownership in the homes and recommend safety measures. they were concern said and they brought their concerns to the administration and have asked or --
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
, the republican administration that preceded the obama administration is responsible for most of our debt -- >> absolutely they are. absolutely they are. >> indeed. >> we helped get rid -- >> there you go, common ground. >> you don't hold people that are suffering hostage. >> thank you, both. >> not the right way to go. >> thank you, ron reagan and barney keller. we appreciate you both. >>> michele bachmann is trying to do something that's failed the previous 33 times it's been attempted. that's next in the "sideshow." >>> remember, if you want to follow me on twitter, you just need to figure out how to spell smerconish. this is "hardball," the place for politics. i called the car myself. i'll give you a lift, sir. who are you again? daniels, sir. accounts. who's this? this is daniels. key player over in accounts. daniels. director of accounts. [ male announcer ] the all-new nissan sentra. [ daniels ] good luck in there! c'mon, daniels. you're vp of accounts aren't you? [ male announcer ] it makes a powerful first impression. it's our most innovative sentra ever. nissan. innovation t
PBS
Jan 4, 2013 10:00pm PST
. this is the second time in recent weeks that a potential high-level obama administration nominee has come under fire. last month, united nations ambassador susan rice withdrew her name as a potential nominee for secretary of state. she'd come under fierce republican criticism over public statements she made about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. hagel has run into stiff opposition from senate republicans. he alienated many of them when, as a senator, he criticid the iraq war after voting for it, initially. >> we're beyond disarray. we're beyond division. we've got anarchy and very clearly defined tribal sectarian civil war in iraq. that's happening right now. but, most important, those men and women that we ask to fight and die, they deserve a policy worthy of their sacrifices. they, in my opinion, do not have that policy today. >> suarez: on "fox news sunday" last weekend, south carolina senator lindsey graham made clear that republicans have not forgotten or forgiven. >> i can tell you there would be very little republican support for his nomination. at the end
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
barack obama in the '08 campaign. on the other side, it was interesting. the republican nominee that year, john mccain said that chuck hagel could have a place in a john mccain presidential administration. mitch mcconnell said at the time, quote, in two terms in the senate, chuck has earned the respect of his colleagues and risen to national prominence as a clear voice on foreign policy and national security. so through all of those years, through all of his willingness to criticize his own side on the most highly politicized issues in the country, senator chuck hagel was able to hold on to the good graces of his fellow republicans for all of those years, until now. now they say they are over him, because now republican chuck hagel is looking like the person president obama would like to put in charge of the pentagon. josh rogan at foreign policy first breaking the news on the nomination and noting in the same breath all the republican senators that are against the nomination. john cornyn saying he can't support chuck hagel because he has a, quote, problem with israel. senator dan co
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2013 3:00am PST
likely obama administration's second term nominee for secretary of defense, his previous republican friends seem to be changing their minds about him. joining us now is steve clemons from the new america foundation. he writes at "the washington note" and the "atlantic magazine" where he is washington editor at large. hi, steve. it's nice to see you. >> great to be with you, rachel. >> what are you hearing from sources in washington and the white house and elsewhere about the likelihood that it is going to be senator hagel who gets this nomination? >> well, i talked to a couple of folks today in the white house today who said, steve, the president has not yet made up his mind on who he will select, and no one has been offered the job yet, but the president is going the offer it to senator hagel. and that will happen, as chuck todd reported, on monday or tuesday. >> of all the issues that senator hagel's critics may bring up against him, which ones do you think might significantly threaten his nomination, if any? >> i think the biggest issue that he has to contend with is a very large
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
government position. the obama administration later apologized for a a rush to judgment in the case and offered to reinstate her, but she declined. she wrote about the experience and in her book, the courage of hope. she talked about her book and the controversy in new york. this is one hour. [cheers] [applause] [cheers] [applause] [cheers] [applause] >> so this is a very special moment for all of us here. she is only in new york for one night. she has blessed us and i should let you know straightaway if you would like to ask questions at the end, write them down on the card. we will take those cards from the people at the very end. so i would like to start with a beautiful conversation that we had. this was page six of the book, and you talk about when you were a child, he would drive down the back roads of georgia and how scary that was. you said through this incident that there is more than one way to terrorize somebody. based on what happens. >> well, back in those years it was really scary before we were liberated. [laughter] but to have this happen, i mean, you are only trying to
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 5:00am PST
us. >> we start with the next domino for the obama administration. sources tell cnn that president obama is likely to nominate chuck hagel as deference secretary next week. hagel is a former republican senator from nebraska who retired in 2009. republican critics have noted that hagel has opposed sanctions against iran and the surge of troops in iraq under the bush administration. he would replace secretary leon panetta. >>> lance armstrong's fall from grace continues. "new york times" reports that he's contemplating publicly admitting that he did dope. sources tell the paper he's considering an admission because he wants to persuade anti-doping officials to get back into cycling. armstro armstrong's attorney tells cnn that his client is not in talks with the u.s. or world doping agencies. throughout the years, armstrong has repeatedly and strongly denied that he used banned performance- performance-enhancing drugs. >>> it's a new year and have some new -- i have some new numbers to share with you now. december's unemployment rate first at 7.8%. another number, 155,000, that's the
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2013 5:00am PST
don't know what the obama administration's legal justification for killing combatants including american citizens abroad is, because those documents are secret. we know that colleen mcmann deals with the white house, according to charlie savage and scott shane are suing on behalf of the american drones that killed iraqi men in 2011. there is a memoranda about the strikes. despite the secret justification for killing american citizens might help us to understand the vast and ever seemingly growing exercise that we have been engaged for the last year, but the judge ruled that they did not violate the violation of the americans freedom act. and we know that there cannot be a debate of the constitutionally or the propriety of kiing american citizens unless we know what the white house is making in its favor. back to the table, we have our panel. oliver stone is still with us. i i want to know what you know now, suze kim. >> i know that president obama and the last congress did their darnest to preserve george bush's legacy and why do i they? because the fiscal cliff deal only raised income t
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
cocaine user. >> there is an outreach. i don't even know what that means, by the obama to administration african-americans. what does that entail? are they going to be on "soul train"? now that is pure racist. nothing else. >> i agree, bill it is pure racism. let's bring in ed takei here on "the ed show" tonight. mr. takei, great to have you with us. >> good to be here. >> you have an unbelievable following in the social media. people pay attention and look to you for your opinions and your response to things. is bill o'reilly being racist? >> bill o'reilly is absolutely clueless, but he pontificates. and on this thing about asian-americans being industrious and hardworking, well, we're like all americans, you know. yeah, we're industrious and hardworking, but to characterize that as a republican trait is totally off the mark, because the majority of us are democrats. i mean you heard from representative colleen hanabusa from hawaii. the most distinguished asian-american elected official passed recently, the late senator dan inouye, awarded a hero from the second world war, bearer of the
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 2:00am EST
themselves are inherently less legitimate. the obama administration has set records in deportations. ron paul is saying to a republican debate the border walls are essentially un-american. on this wide range of issue in protecting people from concentration of power, more progressive were merely any other national political figure. i don't want to glide over that one point that makes progressives is that they love income redistribution and in fact, ron paul is sort of a living sort of rebuke than in a sense that it sort of proves they only care about income redistribution and they don't actually care about peace, civil liberties and saving people from oppressive concentrations of power. the fault lies in progressives, not ron paul. the fork divide that ron paul bridges that i think contributes to success as he is both incredibly intellectual politician with an incredibly emotional hold on his audience that they discovered us and that hundreds researching this book. he is as they heard various people say the only politician of herm josÉ i hear it and went out and read a bunch of book
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
themselves are inherently less legitimate. the obama administration has set records in deportations. ron paul is saying to a republican debate the border walls are essentially un-american. on this wide range of issue in protecting people from concentration of power, more progressive were merely any other national political figure. i don't want to glide over that one point that makes progressives is that they love income redistribution and in fact, ron paul is sort of a living sort of rebuke than in a sense that it sort of proves they only care about income redistribution and they don't actually care about peace, civil liberties and saving people from oppressive concentrations of power. the fault lies in progressives, not ron paul. the fork divide that ron paul bridges that i think contributes to success as he is both incredibly intellectual politician with an incredibly emotional hold on his audience that they discovered us and that hundreds researching this book. he is as they heard various people say the only politician of herm josÉ i hear it and went out and read a bunch of books. ron pau
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 3:00am PST
of a furniture company in north carolina is now out of business. they were touted by the obama administration as a sign of american made goods that we can bring jobs back to the united states. they are an example of it. >> exactly one year ago this is what the president said. these are ceos who take pride in hiring people here in america. bruce cochran's family had manufactured furniture in north carolina for five generations. he came home and started a new company. lincolnton turn turf which operates out of the old family factories that had been shut down. he has rehired many of the former workers from his family business. >> now they are shutting their doors, sadly. the ceo is closing down. you heard after five generations or whatever the president just said because they say they can't compete with foreign companies. >> should have had a wind form or algae company or be making fuel cells or some other favored green technology that the government is now subsidizing and he would be in business. >> this is an example though just based on the economic conditions there wasn't any
Current
Jan 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
of two wars president obama started in iraq and afghanistan that this current administration has had to keep paying. it's only after all this that we talk about the billions in stimulus money and recovery measures that this administration had to spend to save an economy brought to the brink by republican policies. despite what mr. centil wants anyone of us to believe facts matter. rich, chewy caramel rolled up in smooth milk chocolate. don't forget about that payroll meeting. rolo.get your smooth on. also in minis. >> eliot: yesterday after being re-elected speaker john boehner said congress should be have% fiscal responsibility. then they opted to slew additional funds for the defense of the defense of marijuana act. this led house obgt caucus members to blast hypocrisy. in a statement quote at a time men families are struggling to make end meet and asking congress to focus on jobs and the economy all members should object to the use of taxpayer dollars to pay costly legal fees to make arguments that lack adequate factual or legal support in pursuit of a law that is not worthy of a
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 3:55pm EST
later in the administration david axlerod is in the oval office with him, and he goes, gosh, you know, i wonder what it would be like to govern in good times, and obama just laughs and goes, are you kidding? in good times we never would have got the job. [laughter] anyway, but he kind of, he kind of is what he is, and it's sort of what he presents it to be. i guess question number two about obama would be, well f he's this sort of -- if he's this sort of sane, grounded, sort of left-of-center but not let the perfect be the enemy of the good guy but, you know, kind of knows who he is and just goes around trying to do the right thing, i mean, how did he get this way, right? because if you read his autobiography, he was this kind of tortured soul, right? alienated, obsessed with questions of identity. and the answer to that question is, i don't know, read maraniss' book. [laughter] today i don't pretended to come up with some new psychological theory of the man, and that is why god invented david, to do the digging about how this alienated guy ended up so normal. i'm sort of interested in q
SFGTV
Jan 5, 2013 11:00am PST
responding, reacting to this national tragedy that i think president obama has adequately described as broken all of our hearts, and in every funeral that has taken place, for those 20 innocent children and six innocent adults in the school districts, and school administrators, we obviously have shared in that very tragic event, all of us. it has touched everybody across this country. san francisco is no different. and i have shared that emotional experience with the supervisor and everybody here, in our law enforcement, and in our health department as well. the question for us, then, is what do we do about it? and not only can we share in this tragedy and signal our sympathies to the families as we've done, but we've got to do something more. and this is where i want to make sure i recognize all of the people that are in that effort of doing something about it, including the officials in san francisco. and some have been at this longer than others to try to do something about it, have reached limitations. yet again, i think this tragedy at sandy hook reminds us that we've got to keep trying
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